January 2022 Myths & Legends Newsletter


The 2021 Year was again greatly impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The Club hopes that the 2022 Year is a much better year for mature aged basketball and for the Club’s members.


  • The Club’s 2021 Christmas function is to be set soon, probably early February, 2022. We will email the details to members shortly.
  • The Club is presently training at the Veneto Club, Bulleen on Fridays (10.30am – 12.00) and Sundays (9.00am to 12.00). COVID requirements are being followed. Please note these training sessions are open to men & women members.
  • Club’s 0/50 competition – Royal Talbot venue on Tuesday nights. We will not be starting basketball here until code black is lifted. Possibly February 2022.


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Myths and Legends COVID-19 Update

The Myths and Legends committee met and has decided in the interest of both members, families and general community the suspension of all training sessions at  (Veneto club Bulleen, Friday and Sunday, Royal Talbot Kew Tuesdays) occurs immediately to be reviewed in three week’s time. This decision falls in line with Basketball Victoria and Federal Government intent.


Myths and Legends July Tournament

This is still planned to proceed but is dependent on how events relating to COVID-19 roll out.


Pan Pacific Masters games November 2020

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Basketball for Beginners Book by Mark Anthony Walker

BOOK: Basketball for Beginners

Coach: Mark Anthony Walker, Myths member

  • Retails for $29.95
  • Mark will donate $10 ($5 to the Red Cross Australia and $5.00 to the RSPCA) to help both people, communities and wildlife.
  • Postage is $6.95 / OR members can pick up a copy at Sundays training at the Veneto Club, Bulleen.
  • Alternatively you can purchase the book online at the following link and Mark is happy to personally sign copies on request, http://www.thebasketballedge.net


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Code of Conduct - Myths and Legends

In 2020 the Committee will develop a code of conduct for Myths & legends in consultation with Basketball Victoria’s Code of Conduct which you can locate at this link: http://basketballvictoria.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/CODES-OF-CONDUCT.pdf

Peter Godfrey appointed as Head Coach

Peter Godfrey has been appointed as Head Coach of the NBL1 Kilsyth Cobra Men for the 2020 season

Follow the link below to read the article on Peter, a Myths & Legends member.


Appointment of Life Memberships in 2019

The Myths & Legends Committee awarded 3 Life Memberships in 2019 and congratulates the following members:

Robert Freak

Vince Mylett

Carey Paps

Gold for the Over 60's at Penang

The Myths and Legends Over 60's Mens team has taken out Gold at the recent Asia Pacific Masters Games held in Penang, Malaysia.



Annual General Meeting 2019 Notice

The Club’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Sunday,19 May 2019 at the Veneto Club, 191 Bulleen Road, Bulleen at 11.00am.

9.00am - Training for the younger players will be begin as usual and end at 10.35am.

10.45am - The Club's 2019 Annual General Meeting will be held.

11.00am - St John's Ambulance will hold a defibrillator training session (a new defibrillator which Myths received in a successful grant from Sport and Recreation Victoria)

We ask if players would stay after training for the AGM and the defibrillator training session.

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Friday Morning
10:30am – 11:30am
Veneto Club
191 Bulleen Road,

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9.00 am to 12.00 noon
Veneto Club
191 Bulleen Road,

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9.00 am to 11.00 am
Williamstown High School,
Bayside St,

Not Running


Monday Night 7:30pm – 8:30pm
Transition Sports
Unit 19-11 Home St,
Hoppers Crossing

Not Running


Tuesday Night Over 50’s
7.00 pm to 9.00 pm
Royal Talbot Centre
Yarra Boulevard,